Continuing Education – Ornamental Light Fixtures

Thursday, November 5,2015 1:30 to 3:30 pm 310 Scholes St, Brooklyn, NY 11206 The Historic Districts Council will be touring Aurora Lampworks, a restoration company for historic lighting fixtures, ornamental metal work and ornamental glass work. Aurora was founded by Dawn Ladd, and has been in business serving the architectural, design, and restoration communities for 25 years. They […]

Continuing Education: The Landmarks Preservation Commission Process

Sharpen your skills with our team of seasoned professionals | Tuesday, October 20, 2015 10:00 am-12:00 pm Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street 10003 The Historic Districts Council is pleased to host a Continuing Education panel on the Landmarks Preservation Commission Process. Daniel Allen, HDC President and principal at CTA Architects and William Neeley staff […]

Pride of Lions Biographies

Lisa Ackerman (2007): Lisa has longtime roots in international preservation, art history and grant-making.  She is an internationally-known expert in heritage conservation in Europe and the Middle East. Full Bio Lisa Ackerman was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of World Monuments Fund in 2007. Previously Ms. Ackerman served as Executive Vice President […]

Continuing Education – Stone Restoration Class

Hands-on stone restoration class 2 LU/HSW AIA credits | Thursday, October 15, 2015 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm Join HDC at A. Ottavino Corporation for a special stone restoration and conservation class! This continuing education class provide an overview and history of the stone industry and demonstrations of stone carving. Attendees will learn how stone reacts in varying […]

THE GREAT WOODLAWN CEMETERY SCAVENGER HUNT

Saturday, September 26, 2015   Scavenger Hunt starts at 2:00 pm; Reception immediately following  at The Rambling House  Meet at the Work Gate, East 233rd Street between Katonah Avenue and Vireo Avenue (across from 329 E. 233rdStreet and one block west of Woodlawn’s main entrance at Webster Avenue) Take the 2 train to 233rd Street or […]

The Historic Districts Council’s Summer Mixers!

Raise a Glass and Lend Your Voice to The Historic Districts Council’s Summer Mixers! Join fellow preservationists and activists in your neighborhood for a spirited meet-up to share the latest in district development and preservation news. Summer in New York is typically the time when large-scale plans are proposed, and this Summer is no different.  […]

2015 Grassroots and Preservation Party Awardees

Grassroots Winners: Suzanne Spellen learned to appreciate architecture and history by growing up in Gilbertsville, a historic village in upstate NY. After attending Yale University, she moved to New York City to pursue a career in opera. Suzanne is a board member of the Crown Heights North Association, Inc. (CNHA), which has worked tirelessly for landmark […]

Continuing Education Panel: Cast Iron New York

The Historic Districts Council is pleased to present Cast Iron New York as part of a series of continuing education panels focusing on historic materials. These programs illuminate the complex histories, manufacturing methods, restoration process and use as a contemporary material. Continuing Education Panel Cast Iron New York Wednesday, April 29, 2015 8:30am Check-in and […]

Landmarks @ 50 Honoring Our Past Imagining Our Future- 2015 Conference Tours

Historic District Council 2015 Annual Preservation Conference Series Landmarks at 50: Honoring Our Past, Imagining Our Future March 2015   ~Tour Locations will be sent to registered participants a week prior to the tour~     Brooklyn Army Terminal: A Public Institution Transformed Saturday, March 7, 2015, 12PM Once the largest military supply base in […]